Ellie Haddington



Place of birth:

Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK:


A trainee at the Bristol Old Vic in the 1970s, Ellie Haddington is an actress who has become more prolific and more in demand with each passing year. She first came to attention playing Josie Clarke in Coronation Street from 1995-1996 and played governor Joy Masterton in Bad Girls a decade later. She was Professor Docherty in the 2007 Doctor Who episode Last of the Timelords and played Carol Porter in Sky's sitcom The Cafe in 2011-2013. She memorably played Hilda Pierce in several episodes of Foyle's War from 2003 to 2015 and Fanny Biggetywitch in the BBC's Dickensian in 2016. Most recently she is the long suffering mother to Anna Maxwell Martin's character in Motherland and played Agatha Chudleigh in Ripper Street, as well as Mrs Esposito in 2016's Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them.

Film Credits

Enola Holmes (2020)
as Miss Gregory
Surge (2020)
Their Finest (2017)
as Catrin's Landlady
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)
as Mrs. Esposito
Mo (2010)
as Jean
Gracie! (2009)
as Jenny Stansfield
Denial (2004)
as Sandy
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (2003)
as Florrie Bradley
The Lawless Heart (2002)
as Judy
The Lorelei (1990)
as Helen

TV Series Credits

Years and Years (2019)
as Dr. Moss
Motherland (2017)
as Marion
The Musketeers (2014)
as Josette
Spies of Warsaw (2013)
as Madame Dupin
The Café (2011)
as Carol Porter
Little Crackers (2010)
as Nellie
Doctor Who (2005)
Life Begins (2004)
Life Support (1999)
as Fiona Drummond